verb (used without object), slaved, slav·ing.
verb (used with object), slaved, slav·ing.
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Origin of slave
OTHER WORDS FROM slaveslaveless, adjectiveslavelike, adjectivepro·slave, adjectivesem·i·slave, noun
Words nearby slave
Example sentences from the Web for slave
While the finds from the genetic study are largely supported by established narratives and historic records of the transatlantic slave trade, there were also inconsistencies.Why so many African Americans have Nigerian ancestry|Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu|August 10, 2020|Quartz
Lawmakers, in fact, passed the Fugitive Slave Act two years after statehood, creating a legal mechanism for the return of slaves to their owners.Sacramento Report: Reparations Bill Marches Forward|Sara Libby and Jesse Marx|July 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
For the first half of the 19th century, the Senate was a bulwark for the South, with an equal balance of slave and free states despite the growing Northern population advantage.The Senate Has Always Favored Smaller States. It Just Didn’t Help Republicans Until Now.|Lee Drutman (email@example.com)|July 29, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The Republican Party was the party of Lincoln, the emancipated slaves.Should America (and FIFA) Pay Reparations? (Ep. 426)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 16, 2020|Freakonomics
According to various estimates, almost 17,000 people among the peak 50,000 population were slaves – who not only worked in households but also in the harbor and storage facilities.Ostia Antica: Reconstruction and History of The Harbor City of Ancient Rome|Dattatreya Mandal|April 14, 2020|Realm of History
Now that Collette had left La Domaine, who was she a slave to, Collette or R?
He said, too, that after being accepted as a slave to Mistress Couple, he has made massive strides psychologically.
Targeting her upper back, Couple sat cross-legged on a table while she whipped her slave.
By giving an artistic veto to a madman, we submit to the mindset of a slave.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the Bible, Moses does kill a guy—the Egyptian slave master who is beating an Israelite to death.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As soon as the slave saw him enter, she ran to inform her mistress.
Their destiny is in your hand and mine—a free Nation without a slave—the hope, refuge and inspiration of the world.The Southerner|Thomas Dixon
But when Jack took out the shilling, and said, “Shall I buy you with this, slave?”Mopsa the Fairy|Jean Ingelow
Gouy made no attempt to defend the principle of slave representation.
This gave rise to many conversations with slave holders, which I trust did some good.A Visit To The United States In 1841|Joseph Sturge
British Dictionary definitions for slave
- a device that is controlled by or that duplicates the action of another similar device (the master device)
- (as modifier)slave cylinder